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Acute Burn Treatment

The emergency phase begins with the onset of burn injury and lasts until the completion of fluid resuscitation or a period of about the first 24 hours. During the emergency phase, the priority of client care involves maintaining an adequate airway and treating the client for burn shock.

Beginning of new era of burn care in Jalandhar City.

  • 3-bed acute burn unit
  • Centralized oxygen in air conditioned setup.
  • Isolation(Complete) of patient
  • Well-ventilated high dependency unit
  • One patient one nursing staff ratio
  • ICU care at reasonable cost
  • Bed side dressing arrangements
  • Special discounts on medicines for burn patients
  • Special arrangements for child and female patient. Special arrangement with NGOs/Charities for help.

The Asian Hospital is equipped with three bed ICU for management of acute burns. separate operation theatre for surgeries for acute burn or burnt contracture surgeries. Our dedicated staff takes care of acute management, dressings, surgeries & post-operative care and rehabilitation with utmost care and affection.

Burn Scar Management

Burns can occur when a person's skin touches something too hot, gets scalded with boiling water, is overexposed to the sun, certain chemicals, or even electricity.

During the healing process, burns often form Scars, which are areas of thick, discolored skin, often develop after damaged skin causes cells to die. The body produces a protein called collagen to repair the damaged skin, which leads to a scar.

Burn scars can be large or small depending on how much of the skin is damaged. The severity of the burn will determine whether these scars will fade or remain permanently visible.

In the preparatory interview i,e 1st consultation Dr. Chauhan will give a detailed description of the scar revision treatment plan.The treatment plan will  be discussed with you and Dr. Chauhan will inform you about the risks and possible complications linked to that particular surgery.

After the treatment

For scar revision, we try to improve the scar’s shape. After the scar revision it is possible that the scars are swollen, red, itchy or even painful for a longer period of time. Depending on the treatment method, it is possible that you will need to come for a check-up and possible removal of stitches a week after the treatment. We strive for the best result possible and therefore we recommend you follow our after-care advice for the benefit of recovery. For instance, direct and indirect sunlight should be avoided for some time.

 

Risks and complications

As is the case for any other procedure or surgery, there is a some risk of complications the various complications that can occur are infection, contusions, necrosis, numb skin. Dr. Chauhan and his team at the Asian Hospital has acquired extensive experience with scar revisions  over the years. Despite our expertise and experience, we feel it is important that you as our client are always informed of the risks and possible complications. If you have any questions related to the above procedure please feel free to contact us.